Free Online Spanish Resources

Learn Spanish Online

Cactus offers 10-week, 5-week and one-week Interactive Online Spanish Courses at all levels, delivered by our highly qualified tutors in a virtual classroom setting.

There are so many free online resources that it is sometimes difficult to know which ones to use, and to identify which ones are good. Cactus has carefully assessed the wide range of free language learning resources available online to provide you with a selection of our most recommended, useful and reliable sources of information for learning Spanish. These can be used as a helpful support to language learning whilst taking one of our face-to-face or online Spanish courses.

To book any of our Spanish courses please call us on 01273 830 960 or contact us. Our multilingual team will be happy to answer any questions you may have.

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Online Spanish Classes

Cactus Online Spanish Courses
Online Spanish language courses for students looking to learn Spanish wherever they are. Courses are 10-weeks, 5-week or one week, interactive and engaging, and students can enjoy real-time interactions with teacher.


WordReference is a popular bilingual dictionary, and combines its own dictionary with the long-established Collins dictionary. WordReference also includes a handy Spanish verb conjugator and a forum where users can get help with Spanish language related questions.

Reverso is a well-established online bilingual dictionary. It includes an English-Spanish dictionary, along with other handy tools such as a translator and spellchecker.

Diccionario de la lengua española
The Diccionario de la lengua española is the official monolingual Spanish dictionary published by the Real Academia Española. In Spanish only.

Clave is a useful monolingual Spanish dictionary. In Spanish only.

General resources

BBC Learn Spanish
The BBC has an extensive Spanish section with grammar, vocabulary, and culture resources.


Verbix offers a free online Spanish verbs conjugator.

Aprender Español
Aprender Español is a comprehensive website offering grammar resources and exercises. It also has a vocabulary section along with songs and videos to help you practice Spanish.


Forvo is a free and comprehensive pronunciation guide maintained by native speakers around the world. It includes the pronunciation of more than 3 million words in 325 languages.


Memrise is a popular website and mobile app which enables you to memorise Spanish vocabulary. It is a great and fun way to learn new vocabulary in addition to your language course.

Language Guide
Language Guide is a project helping Spanish language students to build their vocabulary using an image and sound dictionary.

Quizlet is a fun and simple website and mobile app which will help you develop your Spanish vocabulary using flash cards.

Cram has a large list of flash cards to help you learn new Spanish words. It also has a mobile app, so you can memorise Spanish vocabulary anywhere anytime.

Mobile app

Duolingo is a fun mobile app which offers a comprehensive series of vocabulary, pronunciation and translation exercises. It is a great way to practice what you learn during your Spanish evening course while on the go.


Online Courses

Are you looking to learn Spanish online? Our virtual classrooms offer an engaging and communicative way to learn Spanish online. Online Spanish Courses are taught by same qualified teachers as our face-to-face courses.

Private Tuition

Cactus offers a range of options for Spanish private tuition. You can choose one-to-one classes if you prefer online and tailored Spanish lessons that suit your schedule and location. For more information please visit our private tuition and corporate language training division.

Spanish Immersion Courses

An excellent way to improve your language skills is by taking a Spanish immersive language course in the country where the language is spoken. Cactus offers courses in Spain, Central AmericaCosta Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Mexico and Panama, and South AmericaArgentina, Chile, Colombia, and Peru.

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